Food & History: September 7 1822 A treadmill for grinding corn powered by prisoners begins at New York City Prison. 1840 Luther Crowell born, inventor of the machine to make square bottomed grocery bags.
Food & History: September 1 1910 Heinz Tomato Soup goes on sale in the United Kingdom for first time at Fortnum & Mason. 1951 The Premier is the first supermarket in Britain to opens.
Food & History: August 4 1693 Dom Perignon discovers the process for making champagne. He is quoted as saying “Come quickly, I am tasting the stars!”. It was originally a process to preserve food in wine such as peas and vegetables. 1930 The first King Kullen supermarket opens in Queens, New York and is recognized by the […]
Michael Ruhlman Amongst many of his books on food, cooking, dining, restaurants, and the life of a chef, is Grocery by Michale Ruhlman. This is a must-read no matter who you are. Regardless if you are in child in grammar school, a college grad, a chef or even a simple home cook who is cooking […]
Food & History: July 21 1939 Joe Albertson opens a grocery store in Boise, Idaho and eventually grows to be one of the largest supermarket chains with over 2,200 stores. 1994 A smoking ban in restaurants and bars in Maryland began. 2008 Sidney Craig dies, co-founder of the Jenny Craig chain of diet centers.